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Tom Adams and Megan Newton won the senior titles at the Suffolk Schools Area Cross Country Championships, staged at Royal Hospital School in Holbrook last Thursday.

Ipswich Witches 55 Sheffield Tigers 35

Last Saturday marked the 13th anniversary of Parkrun, a running fever that has swept the country and has been going from strength-to-strength in Suffolk and Essex.

Tom Adams cruised to victory at the annual Martlesham 10K road race on Sunday, leading from start to finish over the traditionally fast, flat four-lap course.

Cricket correspondent CARL MARSTON reviews the East Anglian Premier League season, which ended with Sudbury winning the title for the first-ever time

Suffolk opener Martyn Cull scored an unbeaten century as Copdock & Old Ipswichian signed off for the season with a crushing eight-wicket win over Norwich, in a Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League clash at Old London Road on Saturday.

Athletics correspondent Carl Marston is travelling around the region, running in different Parkruns.

A record field took part in the 33rd annual Framlingham 10K road race last Sunday, with the entry limit having been reached a fortnight earlier.

Jack Beaumont scored his first century in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League as Copdock & Old Ipswichian secured an exciting four-wicket home win over Burwell, with just two balls to spare.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian played second fiddle to defending champions Swardeston in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League on Saturday, succumbing to a seven-wicket defeat at The Common.

Sudbury enjoyed the perfect weekend, in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, beating Suffolk neighbours Copdock & Old Ipswichian while their two main title rivals were both suffering defeats elsewhere.

Elmstead took a big step towards winning the Division One title in the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Championship, by winning at Haverhill while nearest challengers Wivenhoe suffered a defeat at Woolpit.

It was a night of high-drama in non-league tonight, with some big East Anglian derbies, some big victories and also an abandoned match.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian thrashed Suffolk rivals Mildenhall by 96 runs, in a one-sided Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League contest at Wamil Way on Saturday.

Ben Shepperson and captain Adam Mansfield both made useful contributions with the bat as Suffolk gave themselves a chance of victory following day two of their Minor Counties Championship match, against Bedfordshire at Flitwick today.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian have been awarded a 25-point victory from their away match at Horsford, which was initially abandoned as a draw due to a “dangerous” pitch a fortnight ago.

Suffolk’s Minor Counties Championship match against visiting Cumberland, at Ipswich School, petered out in a draw after a rain-affected third day.

Potentially, tomorrow’s final day at Ipswich School should be an exciting one, with Suffolk nursing a lead of 132 runs with seven second innings wickets in hand.

Jaik Mickleburgh confirmed his billing as the top batsman in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, as he masterminded Copdock & Old Ipswichian’s four-wicket win at Suffolk rivals Bury St Edmunds on Saturday.

Colchester United extended their 100% record in pre-season, with a fourth win from four friendlies following last night’s comfortable 2-0 home win over a West Ham XI.

Suffolk’s Minor Counties Championship match at rivals Norfolk ended in a tame draw, at Manor Park today, after Hugo Douglas and Tom Rash had been involved in a stubborn last wicket partnership.

Honours were even after day two of Suffolk’s Minor Counties Championship match against Norfolk, staged at Manor Park.

Suffolk sides Copdock & Old Ipswichian, and Mildenhall, both had to settle for draws in their respective East Anglian Premier League matches at home to Great Witchingham and Norwich respectively on Saturday.

Jack Millar posted one of the quickest five-mile times achieved in the UK this year, and in only his second outing over the distance, at the annual Great Bentley Friday Five last Friday evening.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian were involved in an exciting tied match (technically called an equal score draw) at Cambridge Granta, following a thrilling finale at Clare College Sports Ground on Saturday.

Don Baker will go from hurling his javelin in a field on his family farm, to throwing the same javelin on the international stage in the Bahamas, when he competes at this month’s Commonwealth Youth Games.

Young athletes from Suffolk and Essex have enjoyed considerable success at the English Schools Track & Field Championships in recent years, and again a good contingent from East Anglia will be converging on Birmingham for the 2017 Championships, which start today.

Suffolk had to be content with a draw after an absorbing final day of their Minor Counties Championship match, against Hertfordshire at Copdock today.

A big partnership of 138 for the fifth wicket, between Martyn Cull and Ben Shepperson, gave Suffolk a first innings advantage after day two of their Minor Counties Championship Eastern Division match at Copdock today.

Copdock & Old Ipswichian’s three-match winning streak came to an abrupt end at lowly Norwich in the Gibbs Denley East Anglian Premier League, and in shock cirumstances.

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